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Ms. Rocco from Schenectady NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Readers Are Leaders!

Help me give my students just right books to read at home!

  • $211 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students range from kindergarten to 2nd grade. Learning to read should be fun and motivating! Some students need extra support to build the skills needed to become successful readers. Having a warm, cozy, and comfortable environment to read in is very motivating for students.

We encourage students to read independently in their own spaces while we confer with them to check on decoding, comprehension, and fluency.

I am an intervention specialist who services struggling readers. My students range in age from k-2 and they all have various needs and need various materials.

My Project

These books encourage students to practice early reading skills at home! Students who read at school AND at home are more likely to attain reading skills needed to be successful. Books need to be engaging and motivate kids to read.

The more you read the more you grow!

Access to books at home is not a luxury many students have. These books are decodable and highly engaging for kids. There are also sight word books to help students learn high frequency words. I am looking to motivate my students to spend more time with actual books and less time on screens!

Ms. Rocco
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sight Word Readers Box Set • Amazon Business $57.99 1 $57.99
First Little Readers Parent Pack: Guided Reading Level B: 25 Irresistible Books That Are Just the Right Level for Beginning Readers • Amazon Business $18.89 1 $18.89
First Little Readers: Guided Reading Levels G & H (Parent Pack): 16 Irresistible Books That Are Just the Right Level for Growing Readers • Amazon Business $18.89 1 $18.89
Scholastic First Little Readers Parent Pack: Guided Reading Levels E & F • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
First Little Readers Parent Pack: Guided Reading Level D: 25 Irresistible Books That Are Just the Right Level for Beginning Readers • Amazon Business $12.39 1 $12.39
First Little Readers Parent Pack: Guided Reading Level A: 25 Irresistible Books That Are Just the Right Level for Beginning Readers • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
First Little Readers Parent Pack: Guided Reading Level C: 25 Irresistible Books That Are Just the Right Level for Beginning Readers • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49

Materials cost

$146.83

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.20

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$179.03

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$31.59

Total project goal

$210.62

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$210.62

1 Donor

-$105.30

Donations toward project cost

-$89.51

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.79

match offer

-$105.32

Match offer toward project cost

-$89.52

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.80

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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